Completely revised and updated for 2007, this practical handbook is an up-to-date guide to all aspects of cancer chemotherapy. The book provides a comprehensive, easy to use catalogue of over 100 drugs-both on- and off-label-commonly used in cancer treatment, including several new agents (recently or about to be FDA approved). A section on Common Chemotherapy Regimens provides a quick reference to management of specific cancers, arranged alphabetically. A comprehensively revised introductory chapter on Principles of Chemotherapy offers a concise, current overview of the field. Special features include: Special chapter profiling anti-emetic drugs Diagrams of drug structures and pathways Complete discussion of clinical pharmacology, indications, and dosages Coverage of toxicity and interactions Separate chapter on chemotherapy regimens for specific cancers Overview of basic principles of cancer drug therapy Easy to load and use CD-ROM version
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Vincent T. DeVita Jr., M.D. is a professor of medicine, epidemiology, and public health at the Yale School of Medicine. He was the director of the National Cancer Institute and the National Cancer Program from 1980 to 1988. In 1988 he joined Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center as the physician in chief. In 1993 he became the director of the Yale Cancer Center. At the NCI, he developed a cure for Hodgkin s lymphoma with combination chemotherapy, proving that advanced cancers can be cured by drugs. He is a former president of the American Cancer Society and the coeditor of "Cancer: Principles & Practice of" "Oncology", a textbook of cancer medicine.
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